Thursday, June 20, 2013

It's always clear when the moon is big and bright.

Never fails.  When we get a clear night the moon is always there blowing away all the dim stuff with the natural light pollution.  Sometimes it's best not to fight the thing and take a shot at it.  So here is another image taken with the Canon 60Da.  This would look good in any camera, but this one has 18 megapixels!
Photo is a mosaic of 4 images assembled carefully and blended to hide the zipper line where it was put together.
Then a quick slew to M3 globular for a few shots.  This is a single image at about 2 minutes at ISO 1000.  Not a bad looking background, huh?  Hot pixels just aren't there!

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